Pre-Physician Assistant

Sample Course Plans

The pre-physician assistant concentration can be completed in 15 or 21 months. During the fall, winter and spring quarters, students take weeknight lecture courses and Saturday laboratories. The accelerated 15-month option includes full-time summer study. Please see the Summer Session website for more information on summer course scheduling.

15-Month Track

Students in the 15-month program must begin in summer quarter

Quarter Year One Year Two
Summer CHEM 101 + 121 (lab)
CHEM 102 + 122 (lab)
CHEM 103 + 123 (lab)
STAT 202
BIOL SCI 328
Fall BIOL SCI 215 (September course)
BIOL SCI 217
BIOL SCI 220 (lab)
CHEM 210-A
Winter BIOL SCI 219
BIOL SCI 221 (lab)
BIOL SCI 313
Spring

BIOL SCI 308
BIOL SCI 222 (lab)
BIOL SCI 317 (anatomy lab)
CLASSICS 110

21-Month Track

Quarter Year One Year Two
Summer No required coursework No required coursework
Fall CHEM 101 + 121 (lab)
BIOL SCI 217
BIOL SCI 215 (September course)
BIOL SCI 220 (lab)
CHEM 210-A
Winter CHEM 102 + 122 (lab)
BIOL SCI 313
BIOL SCI 219
BIOL SCI 221 (lab)
STAT 202
Spring CHEM 103 + 123 (lab)
BIOL SCI 317 (anatomy lab)
CLASSICS 110
BIOL SCI 308
BIOL SCI 222 (lab)
BIOL SCI 328